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Community Engagement Worker - Deniliquin

The Salvation Army

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We are looking for compassionate people who share our mission and values, if you have the passion and drive to commit yourself to a challenging and rewarding role; we invite you to review our current vacancies.

ABOUT US

The Salvation Army is a Christian movement and one of Australia's largest and most-loved charities, helping thousands of Australians every year find hope in the midst of all kinds of personal hardship. The Salvation Army offers the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need help most.

Deniliquin Corps (church) has a long history of being a community-focussed church, partnering with the wider community to help transform one life at a time with the love of Jesus. An opportunity now exists to help shape and reimagine current and future ministries.

We are seeking a values-driven and proactive Community Engagement Worker, reporting to the Area Officer. You will cultivate a community hub where The Salvation Army mission is expressed and extended: caring for people, creating faith pathways, building healthy communities, working for justice. This is a fixed-term part-time 20 hours per week position until June 2024, located at Deniliquin Corps, Deniliquin.

You will successfully

  • Engage and connect with all persons for help and support with the intention of connecting them to each other
  • Identify, build and maintain meaningful connections with partnerships with appropriate community groups
  • Participate and provide leadership assistance in fundraising events (Red Shield Appeal, Christmas Cheer & Street Ministry etc)
  • Develop a strategy for how faith pathways will be accessed and explored
  • Engage community members in conversations regarding matters of faith and assist them to explore faith pathways
  • Source resources and materials
  • Provide guidance and leadership to volunteers
  • Support the Family Store Manager when required
  • Manage hall bookings appropriately

You will have

  • Ministry and leadership experience in a local church either as a volunteer or staff member
  • Minimum Diploma in either community services or Chaplaincy, or similar, is desirable
  • Current NSW Working with Children's Check
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Willingness to undergo a National Police check

What we offer

  • Employee Assistance Program for you and your immediate family members
  • Corporate Private Health Insurance rates
  • Supportive and encouraging organisation

The Salvation Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer who provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people, and protecting them from harm. All child facing roles will require the successful completion of a Working with Children Check. Applicants for all other roles require a mandatory National Police Check.

We value Integrity, Compassion, Respect, Diversity, and Collaboration.

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